STONE BARN CONVERSION
Major structural works, new extensions and conversion to stone barn in Oakamoor, Nr Alton Staffordshire.
A SELECTION OF COMPLETED PROJECTS – STRUCTURAL – BRICK – BLOCK – STONE – ROOF – PATIO/PATH
STRUCTURAL works to cottage, Waterhouses, Staffordshire. Propping and removal of existing internal wall, fitting new supporting steel work to create open plan space, also alterations and creating new opening. Fitting of steel works and all associated stone work.
BRICK Two Storey Extension and Renovation, Oakamoor, Nr Cheadle, Staffordshire. Complete renovation of brick cottage. Works completed, new 2 storey brick extension, reskinnning of existing gable with matching brick, repointing of front elevation, complete removal of existing rear wall, fitting new supporting steel work, complete new roof structure, gutters and spouting. Excavation of existing floors and replacing with new floor slab, insulation and damp proof membrane.
BRICK Garage conversion and alterations in Kingsley, Nr Cheadle Staffordshire. Works completed, new matching brickwork toothed into existing, new opening for patio doors, new side door opening, removal of internal walls and fitting of supporting steel works. New insulated floor slab and damp proof membrane. Internal stud work and plastering creating new office, utility room, open plan kitchen and understairs WC.
BRICK Extensions and Alterations to cottage in Whiston, Nr Cheadle, Staffordshire. Alterations, new drainage system, rebuilding of extension and new porch at Whiston.
BRICK Extension in Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands. There was an existing single storey attached brick garage which we took down and built a new two storey brick extension with garage at ground floor level and double bedroom above.
BRICK Extensions in Winkhill, Staffordshire Moorlands. New garage, two storey extension with adjoining single storey extension built from reclaimed facing bricks and roofed with reclaimed Staffordshire blue tiles. The new rooms created a first floor family bathroom and en suite to the master bedroom. On the ground floor an open plan kitchen and sun room. Garage and utility room with wet room and attic bedroom room above.
BLOCK New Two Storey Extension Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Project management and building of double storey block extension. Existing garage was demolished and replaced with a double storey extension.
BLOCK Single Storey Extension Buxton, Derbyshire. Single storey block extension with steel works fitted to create open plan kitchen, sunroom and dinning room. Because of access restrictions a ready mix concrete pump was used to cast the foundations and floor slab. The roof was finished with natural slate with the added benefit of electrically operated Velux roof lights.
BLOCK Triple Garage and Store Room Nr Ashbourne, Derbyshire. New block walled garage/store room, giving a new usable floor area of approximately 96m². Part of the original building had to remain for Peak Park Planning. The building is to be completed with a render finish. Steel columns and beams had to be used to take the roof load off the original front wall. We finished the roof with Hawkins dark heather tiles and 8 Velux roof lights, giving additional natural light into the building.
STONE Pointing on residential barn in Winkhill, near Leek.
STONE Cottage Rebuild in Calton, nr Ashbourne. The Roof, front and rear walls had to be taken down completely and part of the gables removed. We put in new foundations, floors and drainage. Whilst also bringing up to the latest building regulations with insulation, damp proof membrane and underfloor heating throughout. Rebuilt with cavity walls, using existing stone externally and roofed using existing tiles.
STONE Barn Conversion in Ipstones, near Leek. Rebuild and conversion of stone barn at Ipstones. The walls were taken down, new foundations were laid and we rebuilt the barn with insulated cavity walls using the existing grit stone externally. New insulated floors and damp proof membranes were laid. The new house is split over two different ground floor levels.
STONE Double Garage plus Workshop and Hobbie Room in Calton, Peak District. Stone double garage with attached workshop and separate hobbie workshop built with coursed stonework, supplied by the ‘once a week quarry’ in the Peak District National Park.
STONE Extension and Alterations, Calton in the Peak District. Single storey extension to a stone cottage in Calton. Built with coursed limestone, supplied by Mandale Stone from Sheldon Quarry. The stone arch, quoins, heads and sills are all cut from reclaimed grit stone.
STONE Extension and Alterations, Hartington, Derbyshire, Peak Park. Single storey extension to a stone cottage in Hartington situated within the Peak District National Park. The extension is sympathetic to the building, using original or reclaimed materials. The building is open to the eaves providing a light and inviting space.
STONE Barn at Bottomhouse near Ipstones, Staffordshire Moorlands. The remains of this building were taken down. All existing stone was sorted and sized. New foundations were laid across total length of back wall and end gable. The front wall was taken down to the tops of the ground floor openings. We then rebuilt the main shell with coursed stone work and new timber roof structure, finished with Staffordshire blue tiles.
STONE Two Storey Extension and Garage Conversion in Grindon within the Peak Park. These works created a new first floor bedroom and open plan lounge. Firstly we built up the main walls of the new extension then we propped and supported the original house roof and bedroom floor enabling us to completely take down the main side wall. We then fitted steel work to re-support the existing bedroom floor and new bedroom floor joists. Then we rebuilt the wall above to support the roof. The extension was built using local reclaimed random stone work. The existing garage had to be opened up to the main house. Which involved removing the internal gable and chimney breast but for outdoor appearance the chimney stack had to be left intact. The existing garage door and main lintels were taken out and we rebuilt the opening with reclaimed stone to match the existing.
STONE Barn Conversion in Swinscoe near Ashbourne, Derbyshire. All existing roof had to be stripped off and main front wall taken down. Adjoining lower building was taken down completely. New foundations laid and rebuilt. We also built new extension to the rear.
STONE Garage in Ipstones, near Leek. Complete new stone double garage with attic room above for storage, all stone and roof tiles were reclaimed.
STONE Porch in Grindon, Staffordshire Moorlands. Built with reclaimed stone.
STONE Extension in Foxt in the Staffordshire Moorlands. Stone extension using natural stone. This job greatly increased the size of the existing dwelling. Adding two extra double bedrooms, bathroom, lounge and open plan kitchen. Materials used, pitched walling stone from Birchover Quarry and Marley roof tiles. We also laid new patio and paths.
STONE Limestone Barn in Calton in the Peak Park. We stripped off the complete roof and took down leaning roadside wall to ground level. Rebuilt and roofed.
ROOFING, Winkhill, Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands. Large double pitch roof, new breathable roofing felt and treated lathes fitted, renewing all lead aprons and soakers including upgrading loft insulation. Part repointing of apex.
ROOFING in Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands. Re-roofing in Leek using new slate, also fitted a new Velux roof light and renewed all lead work around chimney stacks and in valley.
ROOF in Calton near Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Re-roofing in the Peak Park, with new brick chimney stacks and lead work.
PATIO area at Hartington, Derbyshire. Paved using indian stone.
PAVING at Calton in the Staffordshire Moorlands. Completing ground works and finished using limestone sets, brick pavers and natural stone paving.
PAVING at Calton. Completion of ground works to created driveway and paved using brick pavers edged with blue pavers.
PAVING at Calton, Staffordshire